Guiltless Broccoli and Cheese Rotini

Ready in
25 min
With a generous serving of broccoli in every portion and the added fiber of whole wheat rotini, you can enjoy this creamy low-fat pasta dish without feeling bad about it.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

5 min

Cooking Time

20 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 pkg Great Value Whole Wheat Rotini
4 cups Great Value Frozen Cut Broccoli
3 cups 1% milk
0.25 cup Great Value Corn Starch
1 tsp Great Value Dijon Mustard
0.5 tsp Great Value Seasoning Salt
1.5 cups Grated Great Value Old Cheddar Light Cheese


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, prepare rotini according to package directions.  Add frozen broccoli for the last 3-4 minutes of cooking.  Drain and set aside.
  2. While pasta is boiling, prepare the cheese sauce.  Whisk together ½ cup (125 mL) milk, corn starch, Dijon and seasoning salt until smooth; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan bring the remaining milk to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring often.  When simmering, slowly pour in the corn starch mixture while whisking.
  4. Bring back to boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 1-2 minutes longer.  Remove from heat and stir through cheese until melted and smooth.
  5. Pour cheese sauce over prepared rotini and broccoli; stir to combine.  Serve immediately.

Recipe notes

Yields 5 servings at 2 cups (500 mL) each.

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